|Cumberland as a gateway to the west : to 1875 / a thesis by Luther Miller Harper - Harper, Luther Miller.|
Paper tracing the history of Cumberland, Maryland, from its early days as a Shawnee Indian camp through its incorporation in 1815 and the development of the city around the Cumberland Road, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, and the Baltimore and Ohio, and Cumberland and Pennsylvania railroads. Includes illustrations. This paper was prepared as part of initiation into Phi Mu, an engineering honor society.
Keywords: Cumberland (Md.) -- History